Tribal Government

SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
( l to r:) Tim Davis (district 1),Ronnie Ekdahl, (Sgt. At Arms), Candace Benzinger (district 1), Kenny Sprague (district 1), Gayle Ruhl (Treasurer) ,Brent Jackson (Sub-Chief),Frank Cloutier (District #3/At-Large), Chief , Michelle Colwell (Secretary), Lindy Hunt (district 1),Amanda Oldman (district 1), Diana Grundahl (Tribal Chaplain) , Ron Nelson (district 2)

View the Government Main Page


Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

View the Services Main Page


A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

View the Culture Main Page


Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

View the Employment Main Page


Job Hotline
Employment Center

Published: 12/14/2017 4:16:00 PM - Wellness Program

December 2017
Read More

Live Webcast - Community Cultural Teaching , December 16, 2017 at 1pm
Published: 12/14/2017 10:19:00 AM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Community Cultural Teaching in collaboration with Kids and Culture will be celebrating the Winter Solstice with a feast, storytelling by Beatrice Jackson who will be speaking about the importance of protecting Mother Earth and our water.
Read More

2017-Nimkee Holiday Hours
Published: 12/11/2017 3:58:00 PM - Nimkee Clinic

Holiday Closures .Nimkee Medical Clinic, Dental, Public Health & Fitness Center
Read More

14th annual Christmas Unity Service
Published: 12/8/2017 4:47:00 PM - Public Relations

Make sure to mark your calendars to attend the 14th annual Christmas Unity Service on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in the Eagle Nest Tribal Gym.
Read More

2018 Pistons Trip | January 6th, 2018
Published: 12/6/2017 3:20:00 PM - Recreation

It's that time of year again for some Detroit basketball!
Tribal Members Only - Read More

Live Webcast - Saginaw Chippewa Academy Winter Program
Published: 12/6/2017 2:36:00 PM - Education Dept.

The Saginaw Chippewa Academy will present the Winter Program at the SECR Concert Hall On December 6 , 2017 from 6PM to 8PM.
Read More

Press Release : New Tribal Council Sworn In
Published: 12/5/2017 12:42:00 PM - Public Relations

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal Council Elect was sworn in today, Tuesday December 5, 2017, at the December General Council Meeting.
Read More

Live Webcast: SCIT Tribal Council Swear In
Published: 12/5/2017 9:02:00 AM - 2% Distributions

Live webcast of the Tribal Council Swear In on December 5, 2017 at 9am.
Read More

Andahwod Christmas Brunch | December 20th, 2017 | 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Published: 12/4/2017 4:32:00 PM - Andahwod Senior Care

Andahwod Christmas Brunch, Wednesday Dec. 20, 2017 from 1:00AM to 1:00PM. Please call 775-4300 to sign up or for info.
Read More

The Reason for the Season | Eagles Nest Tribal Gym | Dec. 4, 2017 5:30PM
Published: 12/4/2017 3:10:00 PM - Recreation

The Recreation Department in collaboration with Nimkee Healthy Start and Niibing Giizis is bringing you a family friendly event. Come join us with your family and friends for dinner and games.
Read More

Subscribe to What's New Subscribe

Sign Up for Alerts


Community Cultural Teaching
Saturday, December 16th
1PM - 4PM
Christmas Family Bingo
Monday, December 18th
6PM - 9PM
SCA Family Christmas Extravaganza
Tuesday, December 19th
5PM - 8PM
Sasiwaans Immersion School Winter Program
Thursday, December 21st
SCIT Elders New Year's Eve Balloon Drop
Sunday, December 31st
  • Revenue Sharing

  • As of May 14, 2014, The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has distributed $225,428,719.54 to local businesses and schools. (-More-)
  • Final Journey

  • A special place to acknowledge and honor members who have walked on...
  • Our Final Journey